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Photo: A winter fireworks display

Winter Carnival, Saranac Lake, New York

Photo of the Day, September 20, 2011

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Photo: Sharks photographed just underneath the surface of the water

Sharks, Bahamas

Photo of the Day, September 19, 2011

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Shooting over/under photos is ...

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Photo: A Volkswagen parked on a cobblestone street in Rio de Janeiro

Street Scene, Rio de Janeiro

Photo of the Day, September 18, 2011

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The choice to make an ...

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Photo: Five women cross the desert in India

Desert Crossing, Rajasthan, India

Photo of the Day, September 17, 2011

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This simple image is all ...

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Photo: An underground pool of water illuminated by a shaft of light

Cenote, Chichén-Itzá, Mexico

Photo of the Day, September 16, 2011

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Caves can be very hard ...

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A ballerina backstage in Almaty, Kazakhstan

Ballerina, Kazakhstan

Photo of the Day, September 15, 2011

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Photographers are always trying to ...

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Photo: People scaling a climbing wall

Climbing Wall, Singapore

Photo of the Day, September 14, 2011

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There are many different ways ...

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Photo: Climbers hiking in the French Alps

Alpine Climbers, Midi-Plan Traverse, France

Photo of the Day, September 13, 2011

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When I was a novice ...

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Photo: A girl on a swing in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Girl on Swing, Bangladesh

Photo of the Day, September 12, 2011

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This wonderful technique of panning ...

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Photo: People standing on a pier silhouetted against the sun

Sunset, Fort Myers Beach, Florida

Photo of the Day, September 11, 2011

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The key with sunsets is ...

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Picture of a motorcyclist ascending a mountain road, Middle Atlas Mountains, Morocco

Middle Atlas Mountains, Morocco

Photo of the Day, September 10, 2011

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The inclusion of the motorcycle ...

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Photo: A BASE jumper in mid-air

BASE Jumper, Spain

Photo of the Day, September 9, 2011

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This picture captures a BASE ...

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Photo: A colorful crowd of celebrants

Holi Celebration, India

Photo of the Day, September 8, 2011

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What makes this shot work ...

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Photo: People jumping from a platform into Lake Superior

Swimmers, Lake Superior, Minnesota

Photo of the Day, September 7, 2011

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I love all the empty ...

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Photo: A man standing in front of a mural

Angel Wings, Istanbul, Turkey

Photo of the Day, September 6, 2011

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This photograph takes my breath ...

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Photo: A close up of an African spurred tortoise

African Spurred Tortoise

Photo of the Day, September 5, 2011

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I have heard that there ...

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Photo: A chandelier made of dog tags in North Carolina

Dog Tag Chandelier, Fayetteville Veterans Park

Photo of the Day, September 4, 2011

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Sometimes there’s a beauty ...

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Photo: A giant golden Buddha

Reclining Buddha, Thailand

Photo of the Day, September 3, 2011

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I know that this reclining ...

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Photo: A group of altar boys

Easter Procession, Spain

Photo of the Day, September 2, 2011

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When it comes to group ...

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Photo: A lightning strike near the Utah-Arizona border

Lightning, Utah-Arizona Border

Photo of the Day, September 1, 2011

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It’s a challenge to ...

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Photo: A man feeding gulls from a bridge over the Tigris

Dawn, Baghdad

Photo of the Day, August 31, 2011

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On a bridge over the Tigris a man feeds ...

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Photo: An autumn vista

Autumn Landscape, Adirondacks

Photo of the Day, August 30, 2011

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Sunlight dapples the shoulders of Algonquin and Wright, two ...

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Photo: A monk walking among pagodas

Monk, Bagan

Photo of the Day, August 29, 2011

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A monk walks a dusty road in Bagan, the ...

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Photo: A welsh pig at a farming exhibit

Welsh Pig, Cardiff

Photo of the Day, August 28, 2011

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A Welsh pig loiters like one of the guys ...

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Photo: Roots of a birch tree wrap around a glacial boulder

Yellow Birch, Adirondacks

Photo of the Day, August 27, 2011

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On the trail to Goodnow Mountain, a yellow birch ...

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Photo: Tuareg women celebrate a birth

Tuareg Celebration

Photo of the Day, August 26, 2011

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Their hands stained by the indigo dye in their ...

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Photo: A climber balanced on a rope above Yosemite Falls

Highlining, Yosemite Falls

Photo of the Day, August 25, 2011

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"It feels like I'm hovering in space," says ...

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Photo: Underwater cemetery

Neptune Memorial Reef, Florida

Photo of the Day, August 24, 2011

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Tomtate grunts and yellowtail snapper swim through Neptune Memorial ...

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Photo: A group of female langurs and their offspring

Babysitting Langurs, India

Photo of the Day, August 23, 2011

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Are these the monkeys' mothers? Not always. Langurs often ...

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Photo: A Tuareg walking across a desert

Tuareg, Algeria

Photo of the Day, August 22, 2011

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Evening winds stir the robes of a Tuareg striding ...

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Photo: Detail of a viburnum leaf

Viburnum Leaf

Photo of the Day, August 21, 2011

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The palette of the Adirondack forest shifts with the ...

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Photo: Steller sea lions

Steller Sea Lions, British Columbia

Photo of the Day, August 20, 2011

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Since gaining legal protection in the 1970s, Steller sea ...

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Photo: A mountain valley enshrouded in fog

Morning Fog, Adirondacks

Photo of the Day, August 19, 2011

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Morning fog shrouds the surface of Bear Pond and ...

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Photo: People standing among candles

Festival of Lights, Myanmar

Photo of the Day, August 18, 2011

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Lighting a sea of candles, Burmese pay homage to ...

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Photo: A movie audience in Baghdad

Moviegoers, Baghdad

Photo of the Day, August 17, 2011

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Moviegoers at Baghdad's first 4-D cinema get an ...

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Photo: Elephants with keeper

Orphan Elephants, Kenya

Photo of the Day, August 16, 2011

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What a scared orphan elephant needs more than anything ...

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